• Critical Infrastructure

    States still seek answers on election tech

    State officials are still pushing for answers from DHS on critical infrastructure designation. DHS wants to talk.

  • Congress

    Chaffetz bills would outlaw warrantless stingray use

    Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) introduced two bills that would rein in law enforcement's use of technologies that tracking users via their mobile phones.

  • DISA CTO to retire

    David Mihelcic spent the final 19 years of his government career with the Defense Information Systems Agency.

  • Defense

    Big names missing from $5B Army hardware contract

    It looks like several incumbents failed to make the grade as the Army has made awards for the third iteration of its $5 billion Army Desktop and Mobile Computing contract.

  • Comment

    The future is mobile

    How to balance cybersecurity threats and demographic trends in the federal workforce.

  • Cybersecurity

    Why there's no one deterrent for cyber

    Policymakers need to stop looking for a silver bullet deterrence model for cyber and recognize the complexity of the threats, say current and former officials.

  • Oversight

    Failed SBINet offers lessons for border wall oversight

    With a failed billion-dollar DHS project in mind, the agency's inspector general said he will audit the southern border wall project repeatedly as it is built.

  • Open Gov

    Prime time for the Data Act?

    Some early signs suggest that the implementation of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act could become a policy priority in the Trump administration.

  • Law Enforcement

    FBI to private sector: work with us

    The FBI is looking for more cooperation from industry and private businesses to identify and mitigate cyberthreats.

  • Defense

    How health IT hints at the future of innovation for DOD

    The current effort to integrate DOD systems with the Cerner electronic health record represents a new direction in Pentagon IT culture and practice, according to CIO Terry Halvorsen.

  • Senate confirms Trump's OMB chief

    Mick Mulvaney, one of Capitol Hill's leading critics of government spending and debt, will serve as budget director in the Trump administration.

  • NGA seeks a new CIO

    National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency needs an executive to both drive IT operations and facilitate collaboration with a wide range of partners.